Naval Facility Ford Island
October 1981 - October 1994
Naval Ocean Processing Facility Ford Island, Hawaii was established 23 February 1980, with limited data collection commencing September 1981. The command was commissioned 1 October 1981 with eleven officers and 102 enlisted personnel. At its peak of operations, NOPF Ford Island was comprised of 28 officers, 283 enlisted personnel, two remote site detachments (Midway Island/Barber’s Point) and six SURTASS ships, maintaining continuous watch of the Pacific Ocean. The command mission was fulfilled through the professional, coordinated and dedicated efforts of the operations analysts, maintenance technicians, communicators, supply and administrative support personnel stationed there until its decommissioning on 1 October 1994.